News from May 2016
Crofting Commission welcomes Highland Council’s removal of section 75 agreement
24 May 2016
The Crofting Commission welcomes the decision made by the Highland Council’s Planning, Development and Infrastructure Committee to remove the use of legal agreements under section 75 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 when issuing planning permission on cr...
Positive meeting with shareholders of Mangersta Common Grazings
17 May 2016
The Crofting Commission met with shareholders of Mangersta common grazings today, Tuesday 17 May. The meeting was productive and the Commission would like to thank shareholders for their positive contribution.
The Crofting Commission conducted a closed meeting to give sh...
Statement from the Crofting Commission 16 May 2016
16 May 2016
The Crofting Commission is reaffirming its commitment to working with Upper Coll shareholders following this morning’s decision by Inverness Sheriff Court to refuse the orders for interim interdict which had been sought against the Commission by Calum Maclean and Kenneth Ma...
Statement from the Crofting Commission 10 May
10 May 2016
The Board of the Crofting Commission has appointed a Constable to replace the Grazings Committee of Upper Coll, Isle of Lewis, which has been out of office since 14 April this year. The Commission, as the regulator, is required by the Crofting (Scotland) Act 1993 to follow up all...
Statement from the Crofting Commission
04 May 2016
The Crofting Commission issued the following statement at its Board meeting today:
The Commission wish to reassure shareholders that it is committed to assisting all common grazings committees and clerks to self-regulate within the provisions of crofting legislation and will w...